DFA Awards Exhibition 2020

Organized by Hong Kong Design Centre and themed as Design Steers, the DFA Design Awards Exhibition 2020 from 27 Nov to 10 Dec, will exhibiting this year winners’ projects and illustrating an Asian perspective and cultural heritages. Please check their website (https://dfaawards.viewingrooms.com/ ) and below post for more information.

For inquiry, please contact them via tel 2522-8688 or email dfaa@dfaawards.com.

Free webinar experience on Design for Asia Forum at BODW

Focusing on culture, sustainability and experience design, this year HKDC’s Design for Asia Forum will take place on 1 December at BODW, to explore the importance of innovative design in Asia and the times. Enrolment and further information please refer to the post below or link here: https://dfaawards.com/en/news_detail/?id=oFECpcFQQSY

For inquiry, please contact them via tel 2522-8688 or email dfaa@dfaawards.com.

FASHION ASIA 2020 HONG KONG – “Fashion Challenges Digital Forum” (2, 3 Dec 2020)

FASHION ASIA HONG KONG is organizing the two-day Fashion Challenges Digital Forum, themed “Fashion Challenges”, aims to spark dialogue and ignite inspiration amongst various members of the global fashion community. The business of fashion is changing at an unprecedented rate on local, regional and global levels. A new breed of creative visionaries and innovative entrepreneurs must forge ahead, while challenging norms in areas including retail, consumer engagement, image making and global branding.

Conceived with a holistic approach that embraces the entire fashion ecosystem, the forum brings together brand executives, designers, conscious entrepreneurs, image makers, merchandisers, buyers, marketers, strategists and creative leaders from various fields to provide actionable insights and innovative ideas for businesses as they navigate fashion’s ever-changing landscape.

For details of the event agenda and enrollment, please check the following link:


For enquiry, please contact  Fashion Asia Hong Kong at tel: (852) 2522 8688/ email:


Fashion Summit (HK) 2020 – Design for the Future: Fashion Incubation Seminar

Fashion Summit (HK) 2020 will have a upcoming free seminar will be held on 27 Nov 2020 at the Mills to introduce varying Fashion Incubation programmes that could support HK fashion designers. Please see below flyer for more information.

Online Registration Link: http://www.fashionsummit.hk/seminars-activities-seminar-27-nov-2020-the-mills/

Enrolment deadline: 23 Nov 2020

Enquiry: Ms. Hailey Chan (Tel.: 2263 6312 / Email: info@fashionsummit.hk).

ITC’s Management of Fashion Business under the “New Normal” (23 Nov 2020)

The Institute of Textiles and Clothing, PolyU is proud to present the Dean’s Distinguished Industry Lecture Series, aims to invite renowned industry leaders and highly accomplished professionals to share their insights PolyU students and alumni, enabling them to broaden their horizon and to keep abreast of the latest development in the industry.   We are honor that Ms Shirley Chan, Chairman of YGM Trading Ltd., has accepted our invitation to be the first speaker of the Lecture Series to share her valuable insights, experience, challenges and opportunities in response to the ‘new normal’.

ITC would like to extend their invitation to members of HKITA to this lecture.

Please access via following link for registration:

More information is available from below poster or the following webpage: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/itc/en/news/news-events/?itceventid=560

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact ITC at cgeneral@polyu.edu.hk.  Thank you.


Business of Design Week (BODW) 2020: “VISION 20/21” – Finding Clarity in Uncertainty

VISION 20/21 is about finding clarity in uncertainty

It calls for a creative vision that makes a difference in times of change and ambiguity.

BODW 2020 (themed on VISION 20/21) is a major flagship event in Asia for design, brands and innovation, and brings together visionaries, innovators and creative leaders across sectors and industries from around the world to help redesign a better future. Join us for a series of virtual and hybrid high-level forums, discussions and other creative happenings across Hong Kong for timely insights into trends, leadership and future of  design.

Enjoy 50% off by using promo code for HKITA (SU5A3S4) through online registration system! **Remarks: When filling in the online registration form, please select “BODW Sponsor / Supporting Organisation” at “Where did you hear about BODW 2020?”.

Date: 30 Nov – 5 Dec 2020

Register Now: www.bodw.com/so0052

Fashion Shows of HKDI Department of Fashion and Image Design (27, 30 Oct 2020)

  1. HKDI – Higher Diploma in Fashion Image Design & Costume Design for Performance Present: Opening Ceremony Cum Image Show (28 Oct 2020, 7:00p.m.)

    Please check the following poster for details and scan the QR code if you would like to join the HKDI 2020 image live show:

    Enquiry: HKDI Department of Fashion and Image Design (Tel.: 3928 2900)

  2. HKDI “NEW FASHION FORCE 2020” fashion show (30 Oct 2020, 7:00p.m.)

    Live-streaming will be broadcasted at 7pm on 30 Oct (Friday) via the You tube Channel “HKDI HD in Fashion Design” or by using the QR code shown in below video link.

    Click here to learn more about the HKDI “NEW FASHION FORCE 2020” fashion show.

    The HKDI “NEW FASHION FORCE 2020” fashion show featuring the creative work of 71 talented students of the 3 programmes namely HD in Fashion Design, HD in Fashion Design Menswear and BA (Hons) Fashion Design (jointly offered by Nottingham Trent University and Shape).Enquiry: HKDI Department of Fashion and Image Design (Tel.: 3928 2900)

Sharing of Event Information

For anyone who are interested in joining events related to textile, apparel and fashion, please find below list of events organized by different institution/ organization for information:


  1. Exhibition:
    1. ITC Graduation Exhibition 2020
      Organizer: ITC, PolyU
      Date & Time: 07 Sept 2020 – 20 Oct 2020 (9:00am-12.30pm, 1:30pm-5:45pm)
      Location: The Fashion Gallery (Room MN109), PolyU
      Description: The “ITC Graduation Exhibition 2020” will be held inside the PolyU campus, in which 25 graduates’ collections will be exhibited.
      Link: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/itc/en/news/happenings-fashion-gallery/?itceventid=525
      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/251148211696245/posts/2083594228451625/?extid=wK4B9bqBev2Boo5G&d=n
      Enquiry: Email: fgallery@polyu.edu.hk / Tel.- 27666511 (The Fashion Gallery)
    2. Fashion Archive Exhibition #6: Fashi6n+
      Date: 14 Sept 2020 – 08 Jan 2021
      Location: HKDI Fashion Archive
      Description: HKDI Fashion & Image Design Graduation Exhibition + Selective Works from Nottingham Trent University, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art
      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1899957593589226/posts/2609951145923197/?extid=Zddyfo4EJUgTLQmZ&d=n
      Enquiry: Tel.- 3928 2933/ 3928 2962 Ling Chan (Fashion Archive, HKDI)
    3. 2020 Intimate and Activewear Exhibition: Designers in progress (Tentative)
      Organizer: ITC, PolyU
      Date & Time: 23 – 27 Nov 2020 (9:00am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5:45pm)
      Location: The Fashion Gallery (Room MN109), PolyU
      Enquiry: Email: fgallery@polyu.edu.hk / Tel.- 27666511 (The Fashion Gallery)
  2. Virtual / Online Exhibition:
    1. Fashion Archive Exhibition #4: White Project
      Location: Pinterest / HKDI Fashion Archive
      Description: HKDI Fashion Students Works Exhibition
      Link: https://pin.it/6f0akbt
      Enquiry: Email – hkdi-fa@vtc.edu.hk / Tel.- 3928 2933/ 3928 2962 Ling Chan (Fashion Archive, HKDI)
    2. Fashion Archive Exhibition #5: IN THE MAKING
      Location: Pinterest
      Description: Graduation Works of BA (Hons) in Fashion Promotion and Imaging, University of Creative Arts
      Link: https://pin.it/1vzKwxJ
      Enquiry: Email – hkdi-fa@vtc.edu.hk / Tel.- 3928 2933/ 3928 2962 Ling Chan (Fashion Archive, HKDI)
    3. Emerging Design Talents 2020
      Location: HKDI Website
      Description: HKDI Graduation Show
      Link: https://edt2020.hkdi.edu.hk/en/
      Enquiry: Email – hkdi@vtc.edu.hk
  3. Others:
    1. Fashion Summit 2020-2021
      Organizer: Clothing Industry Training Authority
      Date: 25 Sep 2020, 29 Oct 2020, 27 Nov 2020, Sep 2021 (Check event details in Fashion Summit website)
      Location: CITA, WWF, The Mills, HKCEC
      Description: The “ITC Graduation Exhibition 2020” will be held inside the PolyU campus, in which 25 graduates’ collections will be exhibited.
      Link: http://www.fashionsummit.hk/
      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fashionsummithk
      Enquiry: Email – info@fashionsummit.hk / Tel.- 22636336

KODW 2020 – Designing Digital Futures for the New Normal

Covid-19 forces businesses and societies to Reset, Rethink and Re-invent. Good Design must be focused on human and user needs and what really matters. As we re-strategise in the new normal, Design Thinking matters more than ever.

Knowledge of Design Week (KODW), organized by the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), gathers over 40 forward-thinking leaders and innovators to share insights and inspirations on how best to prepare for the new normal. In the digital era, creation of new possibilities needs new visions, a creative mindset and new knowledge for impactful and meaningful outcomes.

Learning across disciplines is vital. Be part of the KODW community and join the programme with over 15 virtual thematic sessions and interactive workshops.

Date: 26 – 19 Aug

Register Now: https://www.kodw.org/so0043

For enquiry, please contact KODW (Tel.: +852 2522 8688 / Email:  kodw@hkdesigncentre.org)

Announcement on HKITA Committee Members (2020/21)

29 Jul 2020 & 1 Aug 2020

HKITA has formed the Committee Members for the year of 2020/21 with effect from 29 July 2020 and updated the list on 1 Aug 2020 as described below:


Prof. Fan Jintu (Chairman)
Mr. Kelvin Cheuk (Vice Chairman)
Prof. Kan Chi Wai (Hon. Secretary)
Mr. Steven Leung (Hon. Treasurer)
Ms. Elita Lam & Dr. Tracy Mok (Coordinators of Education Committee)
Ms. Man Lau (Coordinator of Internal Affairs Committee)
Dr. Roger Ng (Coordinator of External Affairs Committee)
Prof. Philip Yeung (Coordinator of Membership Committee)
Mr. Spike Ngai (Sub-coordinator of Membership Committee)
Dr. Eddie Chan (Committee Member)
Mr. Daniel Tsun (Committee Member)
Ms. Cherry Wong (Committee Member)
Mr. Michael Yeung (Committee Member)
Mr. Yeung Wai Hon (Committee Member)

(in no particular order)

(Updated: 1 Aug 2020)